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12/10/2021 13:00
Abstract:RNA editing is a highly conserved mechanism by which theAdenosine Deaminases Acting on RNA (ADAR) enzymes convert adenosines (A) intoinosines (I), which are recognized by the splicing and translationalmachineries as guanosines (G). This seemingly small modification has anextensive effect both...
17/08/2021 13:00
A Computational Pipeline for the Quantification of Social Interactions Across DevelopmentLittle is known about how social behavior changes across different stages of development in animals. The nematode C. elegans offers the opportunity to study the dynamics of social behavior via...
21/07/2021 13:00
Whilemobile genetic elements play a consequential part in bacterial adaptation andantibiotic resistance, relatively little is known about their role inwithin-host pathogen evolution. To explore their function, we constructed acomputational pipeline that identifies variations in gene content amongbacteria of the same...
20/07/2021 13:00
Researchtopic: The dualrole of a cyanophage thioredoxinAbstract:Marinecyanobacteria are highly abundant photosynthetic organisms that contributegreatly to global primary production. Their viruses, marine cyanophages, arealso extremely abundant and have a major effect on cyanobacterial populations,diversity and evolution. One abundant family of cyanophages,...
14/07/2021 13:00
Anchoredcells of the basal epidermis constantly undergo proliferation in an overcrowdedenvironment. One important regulator of epidermal proliferation is YAP, whichcan be controlled by both cell-matrix and cell-cell interactions. During myPh.D., I discovered that Thy1, a GPI anchored protein, inhibits epidermal...
06/07/2021 13:00
Stem Cells: a Matter of Life and DeathStemcells ( play a pivotal role in fueling homeostasis and regeneration Whilemuch focus has been given to self renewal and differentiation pathways regulatingSC fate, little is known regarding the specific mechanisms utilized for...
29/06/2021 13:00
 The development and growth of the plant body are regulated by aninterplay between plant hormone signaling pathways that both interpret anddetermine their accumulation and distribution. Brassinosteroids (BRs) are oneof these hormones. Although the BR signaling pathway is well known, there...
28/06/2021 13:00
Title: Improving T cell effector functionsby limiting mitochondrial-derived ATP transfer to the cytosolHost: Noga Ron Harel & Ayala Shiber Zoom:
22/06/2021 14:30
Title: "A novel microfluidic assay foradhesion-free migration reveals a polarized motility mode"Abstract:Cell motility is a key factor in various processes such ascancer metastasis, immune response, and wound healing.  The mode ofcell migration depends on the chemical, mechanical andgeometrical properties ofthe extra-cellular environment. While adhesive modes of...
21/06/2021 13:00
Title: “Understanding the systemic control of proteostasis”Host: Ayala ShiberZoom:

The Faculty of Biology at the Technion was founded in 1971, two years before the discovery of DNA structure and the birth of molecular biology. Since its establishment, we at the Faculty of Biology at the Technion see it as a goal to advance the field of modern biology and life sciences in general, to educate and train the future generation to integrate into academia and industry, and lead biological research in Israel and around the world. We aim to provide our students a strong foundation in the exact sciences along with a broad knowledge in all areas of biology and encourage critical and creative thinking to advance the biology of tomorrow.

In recent years, we have witnessed tremendous development in the field of biological technologies, such as genome sequencing, which has led to a revolution in research dealing with the analysis of biological big data. The location of the Faculty of Biology in the heart of the Technion gives it a unique status and promotes groundbreaking interdisciplinary research, combining life sciences, exact sciences, and engineering. In the research laboratories in our faculty, we combine basic research with applied aspects while developing and employing state-of-the-art approaches and methodologies. Our research focuses on a variety of questions in the fields of biology and medicine as well as multidisciplinary topics such as biochemistry, biophysics, bioinformatics, and more. Our vision is to promote and lead interdisciplinary research at the Technion and to position the faculty among the best faculties of biology in Israel and around the world.

Prof. Yael Mandel-Gutfruend
Dean, Faculty of Biology, TECHNION

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Dina Aweida
Dina Aweida
Completed her first, second, and third degrees at the Faculty of Biology Currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Shenhav Cohen
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Matan Yampolsky
Matan Yampolsky
Completed his B.Sc. in Molecular Biochemistry at the Faculty Currently a direct Ph.D. student at the Fuchs lab, Faculty of
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Roee Lopata
Roee Lopata
Tell us about your research… I am currently working in Prof. Ariel Kaplan’s lab prior to beginning my master’s degree
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Nimrod Krupnik
Nimrod Krupnik
Currently a Ph.D. student at the Meiri lab, Faculty of Biology What is your research about? On the macro scale,
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Hodaya Baruchi-Farber
Hodaya Baruchi-Farber
What is your research about? I study metabolic changes in cancer cells which stopped dividing due to anti-cancer therapy. Because
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Anna Zuckerman
Anna Zuckerman
QC Team Lead at Pluristem – Completed her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in the faculty of Biology Pluristem is a
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Completed a bachelor’s degree in Biology cum laude. I chose to study Biology because I find it interesting. According to
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The Technion Faculty of Biology offers a combination of excellent research, world-renowned staff members, and a student-focused teaching approach.  So, if you want to be part of the revolution sweeping the fields of life sciences and biotechnologies and get some hands-on scientific experience, all in a friendly and supportive environment, please feel free to contact us.

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